Candidates Announced for Hannover’s 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition

The opening-round candidates have been announced for the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition - including 5 VC Young Artists

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Timothy-Chooi

The 39 opening-round candidates have today been announced for the 2018 Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition – to be held in Hannover, Germany from the 11th to 27th of October, 2018.

The 2018 opening-round candidates are:

Open to international violinists aged between 16 to 27 who are ready to embark on an international career, the 1st prize winner will receive €50,000, the three year loan of a Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin, an international CD release – and a number of important international performance opportunities.

The 2018 pre-selection jury comprised: Krzysztof Wegrzyn (Artistic Director), Takashi ShimizuIgor Volochine and Petru Munteanu.

The jury will be announced in October – just prior to the competition commencement.

Previous 1st prize winners include Antje WeithaasFrank HuangNemanja Radulovic – and VC Artists Alexandra Conunova, Dami Kim and Sergei Dogadin.

 

PICTURED: 2018 JOSEPH JOACHIM INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION OPENING-ROUND CANDIDATE, VC YOUNG ARTIST TIMOTHY CHOOI FROM CANADA. 

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